100 Dr. Seuss Inspirational Quotes For Kids On Love, Life, Reading

These best Dr. Seuss inspirational quotes for kids & adults on love, life, reading, graduation, and friendship will make you nostalgic because Dr. Seuss’s quotes never get old.

Theodor Seuss Geisel known for just Dr. Seuss was born on March 2, 1904, was an American children’s author, political cartoonist, illustrator, poet, animator, and filmmaker. His work has put smiles on many people.

Dr. Seuss has published more than 60 books in his career such as How the Grinch Stole Christmas, The Cat in the Hat, Green Eggs and Ham, Dr. Seuss’s ABC, The Lorax, Horton Hears a Who!. His debut book And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street was rejected 27 times.

Dr. Seuss Inspirational Quotes For Kids On Love, Life, Reading

Just when he thought his book is not good enough to get published, he met a friend who worked for Vanguard Press. He liked it and published it in 1937. Being rejected by 27 times and still not giving up, you can think what a solid man he was. He has faced many challenges in his life but remained optimistic. His words carry very strong emotions and deep meanings. His books have also been turned into movies and many of his books are being studied in University classes.

Even though Dr. Seuss never had children of his own but was always connected to them through his work. As he has a big amount of contribution to children’s literature, he was awarded The Pulitzer Prize, an Academy Award, three Emmys, and three Grammy Awards.

Dr. Seuss‘s writing style is quite unique so it is okay to get confused sometimes. He has not only wrote for kids but for everyone whose inner child is still alive. Also, his drawings make those books more interesting to read.

Here we are sharing a collection of best Dr. Seuss inspirational quotes for kids & adults on love, life, reading, graduation, and friendship for you to get the insight of his creative mind.

Dr. Seuss Quotes On Love, Life

“You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.”
― Dr. Seuss

“Only you can control your future.”
― Dr. Seuss

“You have to be odd to be number one”
― Dr. Seuss

“He who makes a beast out of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.”
― Dr. Seuss

“If you never did you should. These things are fun and fun is good.”
― Dr. Seuss

“You’re in pretty good shape for the shape you are in.”
― Dr. Seuss

“I’m afraid that sometimes you’ll play lonely games too. Games you can’t win ’cause you’ll play against you.”
― Dr. Seuss

“a book is just like life and anything can change”
― Dr. Seuss, One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish

“Don’t cry because its over, smile because it happened.”
― Dr. Seuss

“Remember that Life’s
a Great Balancing Act.”
― Dr. Seuss, Oh, the Places You’ll Go!

Dr. Seuss Quotes For Kids

“I am lucky to be what I am! Thank goodness I’m not just a clam or ham or a dirty jar of sour gooseberry jam! I am what I am. That’s a great thing to be.”
― Dr. Seuss

“Kid, you’ll move mountains.”
― Dr. Seuss, Oh, the Places You’ll Go!

“The storm starts, when the drops start dropping
When the drops stop dropping then the storm starts stopping.”
― Dr. Seuss

“You are you. Now, isn’t that pleasant?”
― Dr. Seuss

“And I saw on this hill, since my eyesight’s so keen, the two biggest fools that have ever been seen! And the fools that I saw were none other than you, who seem to have nothing else better to do than sit here and argue who’s better than who!”
― Dr. Seuss, Yertle the Turtle and other Stories-Bartholomew and the Oobleck

“Sometimes you will never know the value of something until it becomes a memory.”
― Dr. Seuss

“Today I shall behave, as if this is the day I will be remembered.”
― Dr. Seuss

“My trouble was I had a mind but I couldn’t make it up!”
― Dr. Seuss, Hunches in Bunches

“When he worked, he really worked. But when he played, he really PLAYED.”
― Dr. Seuss

“Children want the same things we want.
To laugh, to be challenged, to be entertained, and delighted.”
― Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss Quotes For Graduation

“You make ’em, I amuse ’em.”
― Dr. Seuss

“Got something new , maybe it’ll work before the end of the day if that’s ok .”
― Dr. Seuss

“When something bad happens you have three choices. You can either let it define you, let is destroy you, or you can let it strengthen you.”
― Dr. Seuss

“To the world you may be one person; but to one person you may be the world.”
― Dr. Seuss

“No matter what you do, somebody always imputes meaning into your books.”
― Dr. Seuss

“Oh, what a day. I will make it a holiday.”
― Dr. Seuss

“In my world, everyone’s a pony and they all eat rainbows and poop butterflies!”
― Dr. Seuss

“A Wasn’t just isn’t. He just isn’t present. But you… You ARE YOU! And, now isn’t that pleasant!”
― Dr. Seuss, Happy Birthday to You!

“You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who’ll decide where to go…”
― Dr Seuss

“We are all a little weird and life’s a little weird, and when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall in mutual weirdness and call it love.”
― Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss Quotes On Reading

“I think I can communicate with kids because I don’t try to communicate with kids. Ninety percent of the children’s books patronize the child and say there’s a difference between you and me, so you listen to this story. I, for some reason or another, don’t do that. I treat the child as an equal.”
― Dr Seuss

“Fiction Is My Addiction”
― Dr. Seuss

“Reading can take you places you have never been before.”
― Dr. Seuss

“The people that mind don’t matter, and the people that matter don’t mind.”
― Dr. Seuss

“Shorth is better than length.”
― Dr. Seuss

“I know it may seem small and insignificant, but it’s not about what it is, it’s about what it can become. That’s not a seed, any more than you’re just a boy.”
― Dr. Seuss

“Oh the thinks you can think up if only you try!”
― Dr. Seuss, Oh, the Thinks You Can Think!

“Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.”
― Dr. Seuss

“Ninety percent of the children’s books patronize the child and say there’s a difference between you and me, so you listen to this story. I, for some reason or another, don’t do that. I treat the child as an equal.”
― Dr. Seuss

“He should not be here, ” said the fish in the pot. ” he should not be here when your mother is not.”
― Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

Dr. Seuss Inspirational Quotes

“Thank goodness for all the things you are not, thank goodness you’re not something someone forgot, and left all alone in some punkerish place, like a rusty tin coat hanger hanging in space.”
― Dr. Seuss

“Nothing is going to change unless someone does something soon”
― Dr. Seuss

“Words and pictures are yin and yang. Married, they produce a progeny more interesting than either parent.”
― Dr. Seuss

“I said, “I do not fear those pants with nobody inside them.” I said, and said, and said those words. I said them but I lied them. ”
― Dr. Seuss, The Sneetches and Other Stories

“You can find magic
wherever you look.
Sit back and relax,
all you need is a book.”
― Dr. Seuss

“You have to be a speedy reader because there’s so so much to read.”
― Dr. Seuss, I Can Read With My Eyes Shut!

“It is better to know how to learn than to know.”
― Dr. Seuss

“Simple it’s not, I’m afraid you will find, for a mind maker-upper to make up his mind”
― Dr. Seuss, Oh, the Places You’ll Go!

“It doesn’t matter what it is.What matters is what it will become.”
― Dr. Suess

“Don’t grumble! Don’t stew!
Some critters are much-much,
Oh, ever so much-much
So muchly much-much more unlucky than you!”
― Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss Funny Quotes From Books

“The more you read, the more things you will know.”
― Dr. Seuss

“If I were invited to a dinner party with my characters, I wouldn’t show up.”
― Dr. Seuss

“It all began with a shoe on the wall. A shoe on the wall shouldn’t be there at all.”
― Dr. Seuss, Wacky Wednesday

“But I’ve bought a big bat.
I’m all ready, you see.
Now my troubles are going
To have troubles with me!”
― Dr Seuss

“I know it is wet and the sun is not sunny, but we can have lots of good fun that is funny.”
― Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

“You have brains in your head.
You have feet in your shoes.
You can steer yourself any direction you choose.”
― Dr. Seuss, Oh, the Places You’ll Go!

“Cause when a guy does something stupid once, well that’s because he’s a guy. But if he does the same stupid thing twice, that’s usually to impress some girl.”
― Dr. Seuss

“This is not good. This is not right. My feet stick out of bed all night. And when I pull them in, oh dear! My head sticks out of bed out here!”
― Dr. Seuss

“And I learned that are troubles
Of more than one kind
Some come from ahead
And some come from behind.”
― Dr. Seuss, I Had Trouble In Getting To Solla Sollew

“Today is your day, your mountain is waiting. So get on your way.”
― Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss Quotes From The Lorax

“I meant what I said and I said what I meant.”
― Dr. Seuss, Horton Hatches the Egg

“Being crazy isn’t enough.”
― Dr. Seuss

“A person’s a person, no matter how small.”
― Dr. Seuss, Horton Hears a Who!

“Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try!”
― Dr. Seuss

“Why fit in when you were born to stand out?”
― Dr. Seuss

“The sun did not shine. It was too wet to play. So we sat in the house. All that cold, cold, wet day.”
― Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

“Think and wonder, wonder and think.”
― Dr. Seuss

“Look at me!
Look at me!
Look at me NOW!
It is fun to have fun
But you have to know how.”
― Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

“It’s not about what it is, it’s about what it can become.”
― Dr. Seuss, The Lorax

“I know, up on top you are seeing great sights, but down here at the bottom, we, too, should have rights.”
― Dr. Seuss, Yertle the Turtle, and Gertrude McFuzz

Dr. Seuss Quotes For Teachers

“Remember me and smile, for it’s better to forget than to remember me and cry.”
― Dr. Seuss

“They say I’m old-fashioned, and live in the past, but sometimes I think progress progresses too fast!”
― Dr. Seuss

“You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut.”
― Dr. Seuss, I Can Read With My Eyes Shut!

“You’ll get mixed up, of course, as you already know. You’ll get mixed up with many strange birds as you go. So be sure when you step. Step with care and great tact and remember that Life’s a Great Balancing Act. Just never forget to be dexterous and deft. And never mix up your right foot with your left.”
― Dr. Seuss, Oh, The Places You’ll Go!

“I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, It’s a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, And that enables you to laugh at life’s realities.”
― Dr. Seuss

“Today was good. Today was fun. Tomorrow is another one.”
― Dr. Seuss

“Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You.”
― Dr. Seuss, Happy Birthday to You!

“I’m glad we had the times together just to laugh and sing a song, seems like we just got started, and then before you know it, the times we had together were gone.”
― Dr. Seuss

“You can get help from teachers, but you are going to have to learn a lot by yourself, sitting alone in a room.”
― Dr. Seuss

“I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.”
― Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss Quotes For Birthday

“If things start happening, don’t worry, don’t stew, just go right along and you’ll start happening too.”
― Dr. Seuss

“Waiting for the fish to bite or waiting for wind to fly a kite. Or waiting around for Friday night or waiting perhaps for their Uncle Jake or a pot to boil or a better break or a string of pearls or a pair of pants or a wig with curls or another chance. Everyone is just waiting.”
― Dr. Seuss

“Teeth are always in style.”
― Dr. Seuss

“All alone! Whether you like it or not, alone is something you’ll be quite a lot!”
― Dr. Seuss, Oh, the Places You’ll Go! and The Lorax

“I have heard there are troubles of more than one kind. Some come from ahead and some come from behind. But I’ve bought a big bat. I’m all ready you see. Now my troubles are going to have troubles with me!”
― Dr. Seuss

“From there to here, from here to there, funny things are everywhere!”
― Dr. Seuss, One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish

“Adults are just obsolete children and the hell with them.”
― Dr. Seuss

“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot,
Nothing is going to get better. It’s not.”
― Dr. Seuss, The Lorax

“Cat, you ruined mom’s dress!”
“Honey, it was ruined when she bought it.”
― Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

“You’re off to Great Places!
Today is your day!
Your mountain is waiting,
So… get on your way!”
― Dr. Seuss, Oh, the Places You’ll Go!

Dr. Seuss Quotes On Friendship

“Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it’s a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope.”
― Dr. Seuss

“We throw in as many fresh words as we can get away with. Simple, short sentences don’t always work. You have to do tricks with pacing, alternate long sentences with short, to keep it alive and vital. Virtually every page is a cliff-hanger—you’ve got to force them to turn it.”
― Dr. Seuss

“The words in this book are all phooey. When you say them, your lips will make slips and back flips and your tongue may end up in Saint Looey!”
― Dr. Seuss

“I will not eat them in a house, I will not eat them with a mouse, I will not eat them in a box I will not eat them with a fox, I will not eat them here of there I will not eat them anywhere, I do not like green eggs and ham I do not like them sam I am”
― Dr. Seuss, Green Eggs and Ham

“Why are they sad and glad and bad? I do not know, go ask your dad.”
― Dr. Seuss

“I start drawing, and eventually the characters involve themselves in a situation. Then in the end, I go back and try to cut out most of the preachments.”
― Dr. Suess

“Don’t give up! I believe in you all.
A person’s a person, no matter how small!
And you very small persons will not have to die
If you make yourselves heard! So come on, now, and TRY!”
― Dr. Seuss, Fox in Socks

“You’re never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read to a child.”
― Dr. Seuss

“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who’ll decide where to go…”
― Dr. Seuss, Oh, the Places You’ll Go!

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.”
― Dr. Seuss, I Can Read With My Eyes Shut!

Did these Dr. Seuss Quotes make you smile?

I always loved reading his books when I was a kid. It has the power to put a smile on your face. His wordplays and drawings keep you interested in his books. And now whenever I get the chance to read, I find quite deep and meaningful life lessons in his work.

We hope Dr. Seuss’s quotes, poems, and books will bring a smile to your face and make your inner child happy.

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